• Woodland is excited to welcome Dr. Robert Machak as our new Associate Superintendent of Education. Dr. Machak replaced Dr. Casey as she moved into the role of Superintendent. Dr. Machak has 12 years of experience as a Superintendent in elementary school districts, most recently in Evergreen Park D124 (8 years) and before that for Emmons School District. These roles have included many of the responsibilities of the Associate Superintendent of Education, as well as business manager and curriculum director. He has also served in the role of principal and assistant principal. Under his leadership, Evergreen Park D124 was honored with numerous designations such as an Illinois Horizon School, ASCD Whole Child Award, ISBE Early Childhood Gold Circle of Quality Award, and more. Dr. Machak is student-centered, and brings a wealth of knowledge to the #LifeintheW team.